If you'd like to view A Mighty Girl's holiday toy recommendations by category or age, you can choose your area of interest on our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide main page or by using the filters on the left menu -- and for small gifts, check out our Small But Mighty Stocking Stuffers collection. These recommendations are just a small sample of the more than 2,500 girl-empowering toys featured on A Mighty Girl -- to browse the full selection, visit our Toy Collection.
Imagine your child's face when she or he sees their own story and drawings made into a full-color, professionally typeset, 7 x 9 hardbound book! Your child writes and illustrates their story using the materials supplied in the kit, which are then mailed in (in the pre-paid envelope provided) for publication. You'll soon receive a beautiful hardcover book, complete with an about the author page for your proud storyteller! (Please note: completed books can only ship within the US.)
This set of 20 solid wood building blocks features the elements of the periodic table painted in non-toxic, child-safe inks. And even though they're building blocks, don't think they're just for babies! Chemistry geeks will love these colorful blocks as much at 36 years as 36 months!
Real science tools are perfectly sized for little hands in this Learning Resources Primary Science Set. The colorful, durable set Includes a beaker, a magnifying glass, a funnel, an eyedropper, a flask, tweezers, goggles, a large 6” test tube and stand, and 2 small test tubes and stand. An activity guide includes lots of experiments that will keep your little scientist busy for hours!
GUND is ready to save the world with help from some of the DC Universe's most powerful superheroes -- like Wonder Woman! This 12" plush version of Anya the rabbit is dressed up as Wonder Woman; her accurate costume is sure to please comic book enthusiasts of all ages. As always, soft and high-quality plush ensures that this product will remain a favorite for years to come.
Keep little brains busy with this innovative building toy from Viahart. Brain Flakes discs snap together and apart quickly and easily, and they can be assembled in so many configurations that nothing limits the imagination of little builders! This set comes with 500 discs in a variety of bright, fun colors that are sure to prompt creativity, and includes a reusable jar for easy storage when building time is done.
HearthSong's popular Connectagons have been updated with colorful patterns that are sure to inspire terrific structures! This deluxe set includes 240 of the patterned, circular Connectagons, plus 240 solid-colored Geometric Connectagons in a variety of shapes. All of the pieces fit together in a myriad of ways -- and they're also compatible with previous Connectagons sets, so you can continue building your collection!
Practice your vet skills with this cute clinic from B. Toys. Six latching kennels with color-coded keys house a cat and dog patient, and the five vet's tools are handy for performing checkups. The clinic also acts as a storage and carrying case for easy cleanup or for play on the go. And parents will love that it's BPA-, lead-, and phthalate-free.
Practice your balance with this wobbly balance board, featuring a friendly monkey paint job! Your little monkey will have lots of fun trying to balance this board. It's perfectly sized for little feet, but can accommodate larger ones, too, so kids up to age 7 can wiggle some energy out of their systems.
This is the ultimate grow-with-me tricycle! Convert it from a stroller to a steering trike, learn-to-ride trike, and then a classic trike. Quiet-ride tires provide a peaceful ride, even over bumpy sidewalks. Because it's so adjustable, kids can start using it as young as 9 months of age, and use it until they're ready for a two-wheeled bike. Plus, Radio Flyer's sturdy construction means it will really last all those years.
Every household needs a globe, especially one as detailed and versatile as this light-up globe from HearthSong. With a little extra light, every feature is easy to see, including national boundaries and the geographical features that are carved in relief, depicting mountain ranges, rivers, and even undersea geography. Use it as a teaching tool, for decor, and even as a nightlight for the whole family.
This beautiful hand-painted castle set from Schleich comes with figurines and accessories so it's ready for play right out of the box. The walls can be assembled in a variety of ways, so your castle can be a little different every day! The flower hiding place detaches for separate play, and the little bell really chimes. Kids -- and adults -- will be thrilled with the detail in this set.
Get creative any time with this inspiring art desk for kids! The kid-safe tilting desk surface makes it more comfortable to draw, and since the surface is made of chalkboard material, you can draw even when you're all out of paper. Four recessed cups hold supplies close to hand, and it even comes with a paper holder - and a 75 foot roll of paper to get you started. The included seat offers even more storage, too!
Wildcraft! An Herbal Adventure Game is a cooperative board game that teaches edible and medicinal plants. Players learn about plants by connecting the icon on the challenge or "trouble" cards with the icons on the plant cards. Wildcraft! is a beautifully illustrated, nature based, educational, cooperative game created in the tradition of the classic board games.
Even little kids can learn basic money skills with the Moonjar Moneybox! Moonjar moneyboxes are divided into three separate compartments: Spend, Save, and Share. This division is a great way to teach children about the benefits of saving money for a special purpose versus spending it immediately. It also provides an easy way to make charitable giving a part of your child's life.
To the rescue! Playmobil's rescue ambulance features lights and sirens just like a real ambulance. The two female paramedics are all set to transport their patient safely to the hospital for treatment. Your future EMT will love getting to play with this set, or adding it to their existing Playmobil collection to make a world of play!
American Educational's River Stone set provides great opportunities for creative active play. Inspired by stepping stones in a river, each side of the triangle varies in steepness and difficulty. Jump from stone to stone without touching the floor. Alter the position of the stones to create more challenging paths. Each stone has rubber studs on the base, which prevents slippage, and protects indoor floors.
Q-Ba-Maze 2.0 is a unique system of colorful cubes that interlock to form a marble run. The big difference? You can create marble maze sculptures in the form of animals, geometric shapes or any other design! Configurations are unlimited, allowing for unpredictable action when steel balls travel the various routes. It's a live demonstration of probability, physics and art, all in one!
This high quality action figure from Hasbro's Black Series line is sure to be a hit with young fans of Rey from The Force Awakens! This 6" scale figure has plenty of articulation and lots of fine detail, perfect for both collectors and pretend play. This set includes Rey in the outfit she wore on Jakku and comes with her staff and a scale version of the droid BB-8.
As Chief Resident of the Toy Hospital, Doc McStuffins has plenty of patients to see! Check patients in at Reception, then direct them to the Check-Up Center, Veterinary Clinic, or Nursery. The Command Center and Helipad are ready when an emergency comes in! This great playset is sure to provide hours of pretend play fun.
Give your kids a fun place to play with this open-sided dollhouse that lets kids reach in from multiple sides, and even the roof! At 24" tall, it's large enough for two or more kids to play at once. This wooden dollhouse features bright, fun colors that will appeal to kids, while parents will love how easy it is to assemble. It even comes with 20 furniture pieces, four dolls, and the family dog.
Enjoy open-ended building fun with this eco-friendly set of YOXO building toys! YOXO links and tubes connect easily for lots of creative building combinations. This set includes 112 links and 8 tubes, plus a set of playful eye stickers. Plus, parents will love that YOXO toys are made in the USA from 100% recycled and recyclable materials; the factory is even wind-powered!
A wonderful way to develop an appreciation of multiculturalism while enhancing memory skills. The smiling faces of 24 children from countries all over the world are fun and sometimes challenging to match in this memory game. The back cover shows each child and identifies their home country.
Blast Off! Climb into your very own "Space Module" for interplanetary exploration. Pacific Play Tents' Space Module tent comes complete with two roll-up "hatch flaps" for secret access. Exciting graphics make this a real life play experience. This "Space Module" has a roll up entry door for easy passage. Space fans will also appreciate this fun Docking Port Play Tunnel.
Replicate all your favorite board sports, in any location and on any surface -- safely! The Spooner Freestyle Board is a virtually indestructible balance board that spins, flips, slides, wobbles and more. Improves core stability, balance, coordination and gross-motor skills. Kids from 3 to 15 will love practicing their skills with this versatile board!
Magformers are a unique and colorful way to build! They're never frustrating, because they're designed to attract no matter how you line them up, and the plastic-sealed magnets are safe even for young children. Although the shapes are seemingly simple, you can build an amazing variety of 2- and 3-dimensional shapes with ease. The 62-piece set comes with 30 squares, 20 triangles, and 12 pentagons for hours of creative building fun.
Get them started building early with this 80-piece block set from Mega Bloks! These chunky blocks go together and come apart easily, so even young toddlers can play. The bright primary colors and fun shapes provide plenty of inspiration -- it won't be long before the towers are taller than they are! The included BPA- and PVC-free plastic storage bag has a handle for building fun on the go.
Turn the whole world into a keyboard! What's MaKey MaKey? Make + Key = MaKey MaKey. MaKey MaKey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Use your wildest imagination and turn everyday objects into touch pads and combine them with the internet. It's a simple invention kit for beginners or experts doing art, engineering, and everything in between.
Bounce, bounce, bounce! This mini trampoline from Little Tikes is the perfect size for young kids, and even includes a handle to hold for balance. It's a great way to work out your whole body and build coordination, balance, and strength. Plus, it's perfect for those bad-weather days when kids are itching to burn off energy!
Fans of Frozen will love this special edition of Spot It! that teaches letter recognition and matching skills! Between any two cards there is always one -- but only one -- matching image. Be the first to spot it to win! This set of 55 cards comes in a handy tin, making it a great travel game.
Everyone's favorite forgetful -- and lovable -- fish is now available as this cuddly 17" plush! This plush Dory is made of super soft material in vibrant colors that are true to the movie. With her cheerful smile, she'll remind any fan that all you have to do is "just keep swimming!" You can also check out this 10" talking Dory plush which says 8 phrases from the movie.
Bring a little Joy to her life with this cuddly, high-quality plus from Disney-Pixar's Inside Out! This 14" plush wears a satin dress that matches the one in the movie and has velvet hair. The sculpted plush is super soft, but it's durable enough to join kids on all of their emotional adventures. It's the perfect gift for any Inside Out fan.
This fruity pie teaches early number skills and attributes (colors and fruit shapes). Place the sorting cards into the bottom of the pan to provide visual cues that support student success. The top crust becomes a bowl to conveniently hold counters, and jumbo tweezers reinforce fine motor skills. 7 fruits in 5 different colors mean kids can build something delicious, all while learning great skills!
With the Pretend and Play Camp Set by Learning Resources, she'll be ready to pretend she's a Girl Scout one day and a forest ranger the next! Set up your campsite anywhere with this 9-piece set, which includes a battery-powered lantern and stove, water bottle, working compass watch, cup, pan, shovel, first aid kit and utensil set.
Lambie loves to dance, and so will your little lamb when they get this adorable 7" tall plush! And, of course, when it's time to check for boo-boos, she'll have a patient at hand. Add her to your Doc McStuffins plush collection today!
The Doc is in! Help Doc McStuffins and friends Lambie and Stuffy look after all her toys in the Backyard Clinic! Susie Sunshine is sick and needs Doc to make her feel better. Time for check-up with the medical tools to find out what the problem is. This 39-piece set includes Doc, Lambie, and Stuffie figures. And since DUPLO blocks are safe and easy to assemble for little hands, even toddlers and preschoolers can get in on the brick building fun!
Learn the basics of coding by teaching this robotic mouse to make its way through a maze and snag the cheese! Kids can build one of the mazes on the included activity cards or come up with their own maze design, then use the coding cards to set a path for their mouse to follow. You can even buy a second mouse (sold separately) and turn it into a race! It's a fun way to turn coding basics into a puzzle game.
Moana of Motonui is ready to find her own way and save her island! This 14" adventure doll has ten articulation points, so you can set her up in all sorts of dynamic poses. She wears a removable outfit based on her outfit from the film. She's the perfect choice for your young Moana fan who wants to imagine even more ocean-going adventure.
Combine building fun with emotional awareness and empathy with this set of DUPLO blocks! With a variety of colorful blocks, kids can build people with faces indicating all kinds of emotions. The clear, distinct expressions make it easier for kids to identify what emotion each figure represents; then, for added pretend play fun, they can play out a story that explains why their characters feel the way they do.
Blast off into outer space with this great rocket ship with two astronauts from Green Toys! This rocket has a detachable top capsule and astronauts with molded-on spacesuits, helmets, and dual-tank backpacks. The rocket's door opens into stairs to the main compartment, and the capsule includes clever details like knobs, gauges, and Green Toys' signature 8-track! Environmentally conscious parents will also love that it's made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic and packaged in recyclable packaging.
Can you make the rabbit peek out of the box? Bunny Peek-A-Boo is a three dimensional puzzle for preschoolers. Arrange the four blocks and the bunny to match the image you see on the progressive challenge cards. And be careful! Two cards may look similar, but it all depends on how far the bunny's ears are peeking out.
There's so much to learn with this activity desk from VTech! An interactive desktop lets kids learn a wide variety of subjects; just insert one of the double-sided learning cards. Or, flip the desktop over and you have a handy easel and chalkboard. The desk comes with cards that teach numbers, letters, animals, and more, but expansions are also available, including several dedicated to getting ready for preschool and kindergarten.
What hero is coming to the rescue today? You decide! With so many options, and so many of your own super strengths, it may be hard to make a choice. The options are yours when you have the DC Superhero Trio Batgirl, Supergirl, Wonder Woman Costume Set. No matter which she chooses, she'll save the day!
Even kids love to use power tools! With the Take Apart Airplane from Battat, kids can assemble and disassemble a colorful plane with a power drill that comes with three different bits. With practice, they'll learn how to optimize their work, practicing their fine motor skills and concentration. It's the perfect toy for any child who dreams of building a real plane someday!
LeapFrog is the maker of the #1 children's tablet, and their new LeapPad Epic tablet builds on all the best of their previous LeapPads! It's a high-performance Wi-Fi tablet that's tough enough for kids and provides access to only kid-suitable websites, games, and apps. Plus, the Epic has the first customizable, interactive homescreen -- kids can set up their own "town" to explore! Over 1,000 apps specifically for kids age 3 - 9 are available for the LeapPad, and they're all educator approved.
Lottie can't wait to get on the beach and start hunting for fossils! Based on the body of a 9-year-old girl and with accessories that encourage a wide range of interests, Lottie Dolls are perfect companions for adventurous kids. This 7.5" doll comes with a backpack, a trowel, a magnifying glass, a rock hammer, and even four scale-model ammonite fossils!
There's no better way to inspire your artist that with this easel from Melissa and Doug! The generously sized chalk board and dry erase board are perfect for projects large and small. The easel folds ups easily for convenient storage and features a colorful paint tray with cup holders. At the top of the easel, a paper cutting edge makes clean paper cuts for your artist's work!
Spark their imaginations with this cardboard castle playhouse that they get to decorate themselves! This castle from Easy Playhouse is reversible, so kids can experiment with different colors and designs. Sturdy and durable, with a 32" square floor and two doors, four large windows, and four turrets, it's sure to spark plenty of imaginative pretend play -- and plenty of artistic creativity.
You can decorate your own birdhouse to entice your local feathered friends with this kit from Toysmith! The 6.5" birdhouse comes pre-assembled, so all it needs is your colorful touch. Paint it with the included brush and paints, and then attached the link chain and hang it outside. It's a fun way to show your artistic side and your love of nature.
My Giant Busy Box from Alex Toys is 6 great projects in one giant box of fun. Make dough animals, a farm collage, and sticker art. Create paper bag puppets and tissue art pictures. The set includes two plastic frames, four animal punch outs, and ten colors of dough, two peel and stick tissue art pictures, tons of tissue paper, glue, and easy instructions.
Kids are born storytellers, and now they can show off their stories with this bitty book kit from Faber-Castell's Creativity for Kids line. Three blank 12-page, hardcover Bitty Books are ready for your child's special touches, which they can add with the included mini markers, bookplates, and color-in stickers. Then, tuck them into a customized book holder for your very own collected works!
With the KidiStudio, kids can explore their own music -- by recording it, adding effects, and playing it back! They can try a variety of sounds with the keyboard, whammy bar, scratch disc, and voice-changing microphone. They'll learn about rhythm, tempo, and melody as they follow along with the light cues for over 40 songs and effects. Get ready to have a rock star in the family!
Children of all ages can create their own stop motion films minutes after first installing Hue Animation Studio. The innovative, versatile design of the plug-and-play USB camera allows limitless positioning options, perfect for filming your animated movie. The included software, which is compatible with both PC and Mac, allows you to record or import sound, add text effects, use a green screen, and more. Lights, camera, action!
A hand-made card is truly special! With this kit from Made by Hands, you can make a wide variety of cards for all occasions. With 20 blank cards in 7 different colors and over 500 pop-out shapes, you can create invitations, thank you notes, and cards for special occasions. 20 envelopes are included to send your cards out when they're done.
Get ready to sing along with this kids' MP3 player and karaoke machine from Kidzlane! Two microphones let you sign solo or duet, and with internal storage that holds up to 100 songs, plus four different streaming options, there is no limit to what you can sing. This machine is built to be durable enough that you can take your show on the road, and with an option for battery power, you can even use it for campfire singalongs!
This durable play table from Melissa and Doug provides a space for all of your child's activities! Use it for putting together puzzles, making arts, running toy trains, or setting up a dollhouse - with a 50 by 32.5 inch play surface, there's plenty of room. At 16 inches tall, it's just the right height for kids kneeing or sitting on the floor. A big drawer in the side ensures there's extra storage space for bits and pieces when playtime is done.
Who doesn't love pop-up books? The newest edition to the Create Your Own Books series includes two high-quality hardcover pop-up books, stickers, eight markers and pop-up designs. Just add drawings, photographs and your own imagination. Illustrated instructions include story starter ideas and step-by-step pop-up ideas.
When inspiration strikes, this art case from Crayola provides plenty of opportunity to get creative! Over 140 pieces, including paper, scissors, crayons, colored pencils, and markers, will help you experiment with color, texture, and line to get just the right look for your art projects. When you're done, tuck everything away in the tray and it turns into a convenient carrying case.
The Kidizoom Camera from VTech allows your child to become an instant photographer and movie director with the press of a button. Take and edit photos with wacky effects, shoot video movies, or play 4 cool games right on the camera. With built in memory, a MicroSD expansion slot and the ability to connect to a computer, your child can easily keep all of their creations so they can be treasured forever.
If you haven't tried Kinetic Sand yet, you're in for a treat! This unique play sand flow in your hand, and easily sticks for building sand castles and other play structures, then slowly slides back to flat. It makes no dust and it never dries out, so playtime can be anytime! Plus, cleanup is a breeze -- it gathers together easily so you can toss it right back in. This non-toxic, gluten-free play sand is a unique option for sensory play.
Every great artist needs the perfect place to work! Step2's plastic art desk provides tons of storage, plus a large, easy-to-clean work surface with molded compartments, plus a hinged dry-erase section that opens for even more places to tuck art supplies. A push-button light makes sure she can see every detail. It's the perfect place to create a masterpiece!
Rock and learn with this fun electronic drum kit! Four different play modes let your child drum freestyle, tap along to nine pre-set songs, or learn letters or numbers as they play. Three drums and a cymbal each play unique sounds, so she'll get hours of play experimenting with rhythm, tempo, and sound!
Who doesn't love a bunch of Play-Doh in fun and inspiring colors! This set includes 24 3-ounce cans of Play-Doh, each in a unique color, for hours of modeling fun. This set comes in frustration free packaging, so it's easy to get your Play-Doh out and molding in minutes! Perfect for a preschool or play group, or for plenty of choice at home.
Music-loving kids will love trying out an accordion made in just their size! This child's sized accordion from Woodstock Percussion is a real instrument with a 2-octave range. Playing instructions and eight simple songs are included with the instrument, all tucked neatly into a four-color gift box. It's the perfect way to inspire a musical child!
Make fun art with colorful buttons! Alex Toys' Early Learning sets are perfect for preschoolers. In this one, 40 bright buttons snap into 10 pictures for hours of artistic fun. A wide storage tray is included to keep everything together when craft time is done. It's a great way to develop creativity and fine-motor movement, but all your kid will know is that they love their button art.
Learn all about what you can make with recycled paper with this Green Creativity kit from 4M. Kids will learn how you can make your own paper by breaking down old paper and recycling it, then use their recycled paper to create fun craft projects like textured bookmarks, greeting cards, and more. It's a great way to foster crafting while also encouraging respect for our natural resources.
Strike up the band with Hohner's 6 Piece Rhythm Instrument Set! It includes tambourine, rhythm sticks, triangle, wrist bells, cymbals with mallets, and a wood sounder. Also included are six activity inserts with age appropriate songs and activities written by a certified music educator. Even little kids can experiment with these simple rhythm instruments - so let your little rock star play!
Who doesn't love bouncy balls? Make your own super-high bounce powerballs - with a pulsar LED inside - with this great kit! Choose your colors and your mold - small for a regular ball, large for a light-up version - and before long, you'll be seeing just how high they can go! With this blend of science and art, she'll love testing her very own creation.
This beautiful solid wood drum from PlanToys is sure to be a hit! Tongues cut into the wooden drum head make different tones when struck by the mallet, so preschoolers can explore how the sound differs when they hit different parts of the drum. Kids will love the bright paint colors, while parents will love PlanToy's commitment to sustainable play: the drum is made out of organic rubber wood and finished with non-toxic, vegetable-based paints and stains.
ThinkFun's first toddler game is sure to be a hit! Toss the big plush die, match the color that comes up to an activity card, and get playing -- roar like a lion, stand on one foot, make a happy face, who knows what the challenge will be? This fun, cooperative game is perfect for kids as young as 18 months, and teaches the fun of game-playing without the competition. And when play-time is done, all the cards tuck in a zippered compartment in the die for easy storage.
Some friendly faces for your toddler's tub! These three floating turtles each have a different interactive component: one has a mirror, one has a rattle, and one has a ball to spin. Since no water enters these toys, you don't have to worry about drying them out after tub time is done. They're the perfect way to keep kids busy while you get them clean!
Two iconic female superheros in one package! From Fisher-Price's DC Super Friends line come these chunky, easy-to-handle 2.5" Wonder Woman and Batgirl figures, perfect for toddlers and young preschoolers to enjoy some imaginative superhero play.
Leaky pipes make for fun water play in the bathtub thanks to this set from Boon! Five suction cup pipes attach to the wall of the tub; use them separately and enjoy watching how the water runs through, or see if you can set it up so that the water passes through all five! Fun colors and interesting shapes will encourage exploration. Plus, parents will love that these BPA-free plastic pipes drain and dry completely between uses.
Comforting and adorable, the Twilight Turtle nightlight projects a complete starry night sky onto the walls and ceiling of any room, making night-time a little brighter -- and more fun! Choose from three soothing color options to create a magical, tranquil environment that helps children from age three and up to ease into restful sleep. It even has an auto shut-off and a 45 minute sleep timer.
Organic Farm Buddies plush toys are 14" tall, the perfect size for babies to hold and cuddle! They're handmade using all natural materials, like 100% certified organic cotton, corn fiber filling, and dyes; this makes them naturally hypoallergenic, so they are great for newborns and babies with allergies or sensitive skin. They come in a variety of different designs such as a cow, dog, chicken, cat, pony, and a pirate pig.
Deceptively simple and magically attractive, Bilibo's iconic shell shape and bright colors immediately appeal to children. Children find unlimited ways to play with Bilibos -- using them to rock in, spin in, hide under, sit on, tote with, and peek through. Bilibo provides hours of fun, indoors and out: at home, at the park, at the beach, in water, and even on snow.
These whimsical blocks from HABA are colorful on the outside and full of surprises on the inside! A bell, a prism, rattling beads, and a mirror are incorporated into these colorful beech wood blocks, incorporating sensory play into traditional block building fun. This unique set of blocks includes 16 pieces, all of which are finished with non-toxic, child-friendly paint, just in case. You'll be amazed at what your kids create with them!
Find Dory -- and a few of her friends -- in the bathtub with these fun bath toys! Dory, Nemo, and Squirt are all here, perfectly sized for little hands and textured to make them easy to hold. These colorful and cheerful squirt toys are sure to be popular with kids, while parents will love that they are BPA free. Don't forget to check out more bath toys in our Tub / Bath Toys Collection.
When we say Oball is "The Everybody Ball," we really mean it! A ball full of finger holes that is incredibly easy to catch, captivating to hold, safe to throw and so flexible they spring back after being stomped on repeatedly. Shiny, Smooth, Flexible, Durable and virtually Indestructible. The Oball... It's Catchy!
Now your Mighty Girl can have your very own Knuffle Bunny, modeled after the illustrations in Mo Willems' hilariously dramatic story! The soft velour fur and embroidered details make this toy suitable even for younger toddlers, while the 12" cuddly bean-filled body ensures it will be a favorite snuggling companion.
There's a whole mountain of fun in this rolling maze from Hape toys! Colorful balls, peek-a-boo holes, and super-fast tracks are sure to delight toddlers and preschoolers while the learn concepts like high, low, fast, slow, and more. A chime at the end of the track makes a satisfying ending to each run. Littler kids will enjoy the surprise of the balls appearing and disappearing, while bigger kids will be able to explore exactly how the ball works.
These embossed alphabet blocks from Uncle Goose will look familiar -- they're patterned after wood blocks from the beginning of the 20th century! 28 blocks in this set feature beautifully crafted and painted letters, animal pictures, numbers and math symbols, for a total of four complete alphabets and lots of additional play options. These Michigan-made blocks are painted using non-toxic, vividly colored inks for the perfect finishing touch.
This might be the world's greenest emergency vehicle! Green Toys' Fire Truck has a roof ladder that pivots 360 degrees, and two removable side ladders to let your fire fighters get to every nook and cranny of a building. Kids will love that it's sturdy enough for the toughest indoor or outdoor adventures; parents will love that it's made of 100% post-consumer recycled plastic, and that it's dishwasher safe for easy cleanup!
It's amazing how creative you can get using simple rectangular bricks! This set of 1,000 LEGO bricks contains a mix of several of the most common sizes and shapes of bricks; instead of getting caught up in the unique LEGO elements, kids have to work their brains to figure out how to make all the things they see on the activity cards -- or in their imaginations! Serious LEGO builders will be thrilled to have a wider selection of the 2X4, 2X2, and 1X2 blocks that always seem to run out too soon.
With Keva Structures there's no glue or connectors required -- simply stack wood planks to create buildings, monuments and geometric forms. Keva pine planks are precision cut blocks that stack and stack with surprising stability. It’s the ideal activity to help kids gain an understanding of balance and proportion, as well as an interest in architecture, building and design.
Gear up for hours of colorful action with this 150-piece set that enables children to create hundreds of three-dimensional construction possibilities. Set features plastic gears, connectors and interlocking bases packaged in a giant storage tub with an Activity Guide. This award-winning kit will keep her building!
With the Magna Tiles 32 Piece Clear Colors Set from Valtech, the building possibilities are endless! In cool, transparent colors, the Magna Tiles 32 Piece Set includes magnetized pieces of different shapes that attach along their sides to build basic 3D shapes, like cubes and pyramids, or whatever creative designs kids develop. What shapes and constructions can you build?
This classic build-your-own marble run set is a winning toy through and through. Kids enthusiastically stretch their own attention spans while they build spatial, sequential and organizational skills making crazy, complex marble runs with these durable hardwood blocks. You'll never see the same one twice!
Build 8 models with corresponding cards or create your own one-of-a-kind creature using the 131 piece Kid K'Nex set. Great for children with varying manipulative skills. A storage container with lockable lid is included for easy clean-up after the building is done. Your Mighty Girl's building possibilities are virtually limitless!
This beautiful maple train for Educo by Hape is actually a building block set! 17 maple blocks in bright colors and patterns go together to create a fun train set for preschoolers. Kids will love using their imaginations to customize their train; parents will love the child-safe materials and finishes and Hape's commitment to quality.
LEGO for the little kids! Even toddlers can build cool things with DUPLO's Deluxe Box of Fun. 95 classic and special DUPLO pieces are included, including a variety of brightly-colored bricks, a wagon base, window and door elements, and even some animal friends. You'll love watching their imaginations soar as they get building.
There's a world of inspiration for little crafters and builders in this GoldieBlox Craft-struction box set! Make a variety of cool projects, including a spring car that zooms, an extend-o-flower that blooms, and a jumping leap-bot. The pieces are compatible with other GoldieBlox construction sets, but also invite incorporating DIY craft supplies from around the house to make truly creative projects -- there's literally no end to what you can build.
Is there anything more exciting than carefully setting up dominoes -- and watching the chain reaction when you tip the first one? With this enormous set, kids can create truly amazing paths for the dominoes by incorporating pyramid steps, ladders, a tunnel, and more. The wooden dominoes in this set are painted in fun colors and patterns for extra flair as you set them spilling. Get ready for some spectacular chain reaction fun!
Stock your brick box with a giant collection of LEGO in bright colors and fun, inspiring shapes! This box includes 1,500 different bricks, including wheels, windshields, and other unique pieces to encourage kids to build vehicles, houses, and more. The colorful bricks encourage kids to get creative with their designs, and with this many bricks to choose from, they'll always be able to find the perfect piece.
The Quercetti Super Saxoflute has been in a favorite for generations! This 24 piece set features 2 mouthpieces, 2 trumpet ends and twisting tubes. Hook the pieces up any way you like to create an interesting and fun horn. It is made of unbreakable ABS plastic and is compatible with Quercetti Tubation. Let the musical madness begin!
Stack lilies, petunias, and daisies to create your own colorful floral arrangement with this inventive building toy from Green Toys! With 44 brightly colored pieces to play with, there are a vast number of combinations to create. Sort by size, color, and shape, or just have fun creating a nice display. Parents will love Green Toys' commitment to the environment: all Green Toy products are made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic.
Tinkertoys are back and better than ever! This newly redesigned set features plastic rods, but don't worry; it's compatible with the older wooden version, so you can use it to expand your existing set or create your own collection. This 200-piece mix of spools, rods, washers, flags, end caps, and more provides lots of fodder for hours of building fun. The included booklet provides ideas for 30 models, but it won't be long before kids are building their own creations!
This brightly colored set of gears lets kids experiment with basic principles of mechanics in a way that feels like a game! Connect the interlocking base pieces, put together the three different sizes of meshing gears, then attach the crank and see what happens. Parents will love that the sturdy plastic pieces are easily washable, while kids will enjoy the flexibility that this building kit provides. Get spinning!
Combine power tools and bright colors with this set from Educational Insights! Kids can follow one of the 20 included pattern cards or come up with their own patterns. With 120 bolts in 5 colors, they've got plenty of inspiration in the box. Three different bits fit both the screwdriver and the drill, and then the included wrench helps them get all the pieces out to start all over again.
Unit blocks are a classic toy for a very good reason -- it's amazing all the things kids can build with these deceptively simple shapes! These smooth sanded hardwood blocks are comfortable in the hand and easy to stack, and come in a variety of creativity inspiring shapes including arches, columns, and more. 60 blocks are included, providing plenty of materials for kids with big plans! This set also neatly packs away in a wooden crate for when building time is done.
Encourage busy hands to learn to build with a Step2's Real Projects Workshop. This great activity bench includes a conveniently-sized work bench, realistic "wood" foam building pieces, and tools to assemble them. "Wood" pieces assemble easily with interlocking notches and holes to add screws and nuts. The perfect way to encourage your future Ms. Fix-It!